Mahdi Eghbali



The MedTech Accelerator program is led by a distinguished team of medical, marketing, business and technology professionals with extensive backgrounds in research and emerging product development.

Kyle Brandy, M.S.

Technology Development Associate Mayo Clinic

Ryan Buchanan, MBA

Associate Technology Development Manager Mayo Clinic

Mahdi Eghbali, Ph.D.

Research Associate Arizona State University

Andrew Farmer

Senior Associate Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic

Erika Griffin, BS

Program Manager Arizona State University

Rick Hall, Ph.D.

Managing Partner Senior Director of Health Innovation Arizona State University

Michael Harris, M.S.

Managing Partner Senior Director, Corporate Development Mayo Clinic

Craig Laser, EdD

Director of Academic Partnerships Arizona State University

Steven J. Lester, M.D.

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the MedTech Accelerator Mayo Clinic

Charlie Lewis

Co-Founder of the MedTech Accelerator Vice President of Venture Development and Physical Sciences, Skysong Innovations Arizona State University

John Maragos, M.S., M.B.A.

Corporate Development Manager Mayo Clinic

Barbara Marusiak, DHsc

Director, Clinical Research and Student Engagement Arizona State University

Christine Matteo, M.B.A.

Project Manager Mayo Clinic

Anantha Santhanam, Ph.D, M.B.A.

Senior Manager, Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic

Lauren Seidenschmidt, MHA

Associate, Department of Business Development Mayo Clinic

Kyle N. Siegal, M.S., J.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Patent Counsel, Skysong Innovations Arizona State University

Marianne van der Steen, Ph.D.

International Venture Operations Arizona State University